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MSNBC
Sep 21, 2012 5:00am EDT
country on ways to improve education in america. this year's education nation begins this sunday and nbc's danielle lee has a preview from washington. >> reporter: new york city's public library will soon host the nation's leaders in business, philanthropy and media. more than 300 people all brought together by nbc to seek solutions to the biggest issues facing america's education system. >> we just think at nbc that we can shine a spotlight on what's working and share results. >> reporter: for the summit's third year nbc spread out across the country from california to illinois to find stories of innovation in the classroom. >> it's good for a news division to stand for something and we think that education is a broad subject matter that doesn't get nearly enough attention by the traditional news media. >> reporter: nbc news journalists will highlight the programs that work. >> we are talking to teachers. >> reporter: moderate discussions on ways to expand them to other struggling community. >> as a country we want to be able to scale solutions but this is a start. >> reporter: with
NBC
Sep 21, 2012 4:00am PDT
to improve education in america. this year's education nation begins on sunday and nbc's danielle leigh has a preview from washington. >> reporter: new york city's public library will soon host the nation's leaders in education, government, business, philanthropy and media. >> thank you all for coming. >> reporter: more than 300 people all brought together by nbc to seek solutions to the biggest issues facing america's education system. >> we just think at nbc that we can shine a spotlight on what's working and share the results. >> reporter: for the summit's third year nbc spread out across the country from california to illinois, this time to find stories of innovation in the classroom. >> it's good for a news division to stand for something and we think education is a broad subject matter that doesn't get nearly enough attention by the traditional news media. >> reporter: nbc news journalists will highlight the programs that work. >> we are talking to teachers. discussions on ways to expand them to other struggling communities. >> as a country we want to be able to scale soluti
MSNBC
Sep 24, 2012 1:00pm EDT
mitchell live in new york overlooking the new york public library, site of our education nation summit. all of the top newsmaks and policymakers in the field with us today. first our daily fix, politics, the campaign re-set for mitt romney is under way. romney and paul ryan are intensifying their focus on swing states, romney starting today in colorado before joining paul ryan in ohio where a new poll today has president obama breaking past 50%. joining me now, chris cizilla msnbc contributor and managing editor of host politics.com. this is the biggest edge that the president has had in ohio so far. and what does it mean that the romney/ryan campaign are focusing on ohio as well, the president will be going to toledo all roads leading to ohio later this week? >> that's right. look, andrea, what it means is history is close to determinative as it relates to republicans, ohio and the presidency, which is no republican presidential candidate, no republican presidential candidate, has been elected president without winning ohio. i think the bus tour in ohio begins tomorrow with mitt romne
MSNBC
Sep 24, 2012 6:00am PDT
will be worth watching. education nation. nbc news is hosting leaders from across the country for a forum on the future of our schools. we'll talk to castro about what's working in his town. and 12 years into the war in afghanistan, find out what the top u.s. commander has to say about that country's future. good morning. this is "the daily rundown". i'm chuck todd. we're just outside the education nation summit at the new york public library where msnbc news is playing host to leaders from around the country. this hour we're going to hear from the keynote speaker. but first. let's get to my first read of the morning. mitt romney will campaign more aggressively in battleground states this week than we've seen in a while. beginning today in colorado and then crisscrossing ohio on crucial bus tour. while the president tries everything he can do to let the united nations meeting come and go without making news. this is all a prelude to the first debate in denver. already both campaigns are doing their best to lower expectations. >> he's trying to prove things that i don't. he's preside
NBC
Sep 25, 2012 5:30pm PDT
>>> on our broadcast tonight, from education nation in new york, drawing the line. the president today with a strong new warning to iran, plus what he had to say about the recent violence against americans. where they stand. a rare chance to hear from both candidates right here on one critical issue, education and how to fix american schools. our interviews with the president and governor romney here tonight. >>> the replacement. the call that had football fans across the country howling at the nfl to bring back the professional referees. >>> and tighten up. how little space could you live in? some folks in san francisco are about to find out. "nightly news" begins now. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good evening and tonight we're in midtown manhattan, high above the new york city public library, which for the past few days has been the headquarters of education nation, our annual summit on education where today we heard from both president obama and mitt romney, a rare and fascinating opportunity to hear them both out on one issue in the same day, something th
WHUT
Sep 28, 2012 9:00am EDT
in education today. you are one of the sponsors, the national education association, of this incredible summit meeting. tell the folks watching now a little better about the who, what, when, where, why. >> we started an idea in a meeting with secretary duncan, what if we brought together the leaders, the ministers from the country's redoing an international assessment, and we did not dream it would come about to the extent it has. last year was such a positive experience from everyone. as i talked to fellow union presidents from around the world, their reaction was so positive. they went out to dinner together, had informal conversations, in addition to -- they said, "i spent more time with the minister of education than i did in three months, six months." the level of conversation really did what we know happens when you want collaboration. you have got to sit down and build those relationships. the big winners are students in education. >> so getting people to sit and talk with each other? >> yes, it is really important. if the minister of education and union president have
NBC
Sep 21, 2012 4:30am EDT
education nation. it's fitting. >> reporter: it's shaping our nation's educational future. danielle leigh, nbc news. >>> we'll have continuing coverage of education nation all across the platforms of nbc news beginning this sunday and continuing all next week. you can take part by visiting educationnation.com. >>> now here's a look at some other stories making news early today in america. a would-be robber in florida learned never bring a knife to a beer fight. convenience store workers stopped the knife wielding subject from stealing cash by hurling beer cans at him. they hit the robber with a few cold ones before he dropped the knife and carbon his way out of the store. police later arrested the man on robbery and battery charges. >>> pretty scary stuff. twisted metal is all that remains after an oregon school bus collided with a commercial truck. a group of students had just been let off the bus only minutes before that crash happened. it took firefighters 20 minutes to remove the school bus driver before he was transported to a nearby hospital. >>> and finally, who says kids could car
NBC
Sep 23, 2012 3:30pm PDT
arab world. >>> now to nbc's education nation, our ongoing in depth looking at the challenge of americas schools and the possible solutions. the education summit began today. that's where rehema ellis is tonight. >> reporter: according to government figures more than 3 million young people dropped out of high school in 2010. that's why there's a lot of discussion here this year on how to change that. american education is facing a crisis. among 35 countries, students in the u.s. ranked 14th in reading, 17th in science and 25th in math. disturbing numbers, setting the stage for nbc's third annual education nation. >> welcome to new york city. >> reporter: this career's summit at the new york public library. the historic midtown building was transformed into a stage where nearly 300 teachers sounded off about the falt of america's schools. brian william moderated this afternoon's speaker town hall and throughout the day, critical issues were discussed with educators of today and tomorrow. such as teacher evaluations. >> as the time changes so must evaluations and the curriculum. >
WHUT
Sep 9, 2012 10:00am EDT
education association, the nation's largest advocate for children and public education. poongsan corporation, forging a higher global standard. the ctc foundation afo communications. >> during our recent visit to cassocks down -- has expand -- recent visit, we discover the city of contrasts. the old capital of almaty is home to culture and education while the new capital is home to the government's. in almaty, we visited a huge old world market. they call it the green bazaar, selling all kinds of goods. our translator explains. >> we are in the central market of almaty. there are a lot of ethnic groups represented here. many of them filled traditional gaps. for example, the green bazaar. they have different sweets and dried berries. >> we discovered a different kind of shopping experience in astana. the largest tent in the world designed to replicate a traditional yurt. it even has its very own indoor beach. it is similar to american malls, but this one has its own perch. kazakhstan is a huge country and business activity is very diverse. financial centers in the east. old world
WHUT
Sep 21, 2012 9:00am EDT
by -- the national education association, the nation's largest advocate for children and public education. poongsan corporation, forging a higher global standard. the ctc foundation, afo communications, and the rotondaro family trust. this year, kazakhstan celebrates its 20th anniversary of independence. on this program, we will learn about what it was like before independence 20 years ago, and how oil and a visionary president made kazakhstan the success it is today and why diversifying its economy will be the key to kazakhstan's even brighter future. >> it was a while the economy, while business economy, and a great economy mainly. today, we have a lot of public companies. our businessmen are doing international joint ventures. if you take the society as a whole, are people became much more open-minded, a free, outspoken people, and we are much different from what we were before. >> has that been exciting to be a part of? >> i was 20 years old when kazakhstan became independent. our generation of businessmen, they were not that successful because they probably did not get that
MSNBC
Sep 25, 2012 12:00pm EDT
york city. mitt romney spoke to the clinton global itiative and sat down with education nation. president obama spoke to the u.n. general assembly, follow thatirere d the first lady taped for "the view." the meeting of the united nations general assembly has put foreign policy front and center. president obama used the ait tack on the u.s. consulate in libya and the death on ambassador stevens to make the case for a broaderhilophy regardinthtu of the relations between the middle east and the west. >> the events of the last two wes also speaks to the need for all of us to honestly address the tensions between the west and the arab world that is moving towards demoacy. >> while he mad car tt the videtrkheioe s no reflective of american values the president defended the u.s. response and underscored that free speech is essential to prosperity and to peace. >> as presidentf our country, and cmander in chief of our military, i accept that people argoing to cl me awful things everyay. and i will always defend their right to do so. >> the president then made a pitch to enlist the arab world in c
MSNBC
Sep 24, 2012 5:00am EDT
accepting. mark barger, nbc news. >>> nbc's education nation is in full swing. they're participating in the three-day summit aimed at improving education in the united states. nbc's danielle leigh reports. >> cody, you can do it. come on. >> i don't get it, mom. >> reporter: many of the nations' parents say they feel like the parents in this movie, "won't back down". >> we are taking back our schools. >> reporter: it features parents fighting for their children's future in a school system that is failing. >> we are falling further and further behind. as a parent i want the best for my child. >> reporter: this texas mom came to new york looking for better solutions. they're out there. >> i know a lot more stuff than i did last year. >> reporter: in cincinnati, ohio, community learning centers are going beyond the academics. >> we have emotional, academics. it's good to get the whole child. >> reporter: in manhattan georges attends a dual language school. in yuma, arizona, electronic curriculum lets students work at their own pace. >> by saying look at these organizations and companies that h
NBC
Sep 24, 2012 6:30pm EDT
. >>> and education nation summit, what is coming to just about every school in the country. question is, are teachers and students ready for what is on the way. >>> a broken heart, could it really be fatal? tonight, the doctors who say yes and warn that women have the most to worry about. >>> and the panda, why it is proving so difficult to say these animals fr. >>> this is nbc fightly news with brian williams. >>> good evening, if the race for president seems to have an urgency not fully supported by the calendar, then think of it this way. there are roughly a thousand hours to go before the election. every day and moment counts for the incumbent president and the man trying to unseat him. while both men have squared off in separate interviews over the last 24 hours, the first debate is still a week away. and coming off a bad week, the romney campaign is anxious for traction. we begin tonight with chuck todd, our white house political correspondent. >> reporter: undeterred by a recent rocky stretch, mitt romney campaigned in colorado, insisting all is well with his campaign. >> we'l
MSNBC
Sep 25, 2012 10:00am PDT
own education nation summit. at the un this morning, president obama issued a warning to i ran. >> many iranians wish to enjoy peace and prosperity alongside their neighbors. just as it ri stricts the rights of ittings own people the iranian government continues to prop up a dictator in damascus and support terrorist groups abroad. time and again it has failed to take the opportunity to demonstrate its nuclear program is peaceful. >> mitt romney also discussed foreign affairs today including iran, this morning at the clinton global initiative. >> today we face a world with unprecedented challenges and complexities. we should not forget and cannot forget that not far from here, a voice of unspeakable evil and hatred has spoken out, threatening israel, and the entire civilized world. we come together knowing the bitterness of hate is no match for the strength of love. >> joining me now for our daily fix, chris cizilla, msnbc contributor and managing editor of post politics.com and jeffrey goldberg, national correspondent for the atlantic. jeffery to you, did the president talk to
FOX
Sep 23, 2012 9:00am EDT
reinstated her after protests from students and staff. >> education nation, a focus focussing on education reform kicks off today in new york. the primary foef clus be better educating our nation's children, adults will not be left out. we'll look at a program in maryland helping people get an nej the challenging economy, and it's free. >> reporter: companies seem willing to fire for jobs in construction and building maintenance even in a tough economy. but more and more they're looking for people with both skill and education. that's why the community college of battle more county is one of five state schools launching what it calls "my best." an education and skills training. >> so what they get is both the opportunity to be employed because they have the equivalent of a high school diploma, and those skills. >> they can start signing up the first of the year to complete their high school diploma and complete skills in these areas, carpentry, electrical, plumping, design, and siding. >> it sounds very good because i might need to go up there and get my ged. and everything with
MSNBC
Sep 23, 2012 5:00pm EDT
first ever education nation student town hall. i'm melissa harris-perry and today, we are coming to you from the new york public library in midtown manhattan, and here in the bartose forum, you will meet a student panel and around the room we have a fantastic group of some of the nation's finest young people. students from all over the country. and so, students, are you all ready to get on a popping? [ applause ] that is reaction i was hoping. no now our correspondents maria and luke russert are here with us. you can submit questions and ideas at #ednatsd. now as you hear about the big questions of education, we are turning to the students. joining me is a 14-year-old from r redman, washington, and she is author of three books -- yes, i said that -- and daughter orf a teacher and activist. and carlos cruz from pasadena, california. he dropped out of high school and eventually return and now works with at-risk youth to keep them on the right path. over here next to me is jennifer earlman an 18-year-old college senior at the university of arizona. on the other side of me is -- i know,
NBC
Sep 22, 2012 6:30pm EDT
our education nation report about a school taking a unique approach to teaching. done are the traditional textbooks and lectures, even the classrooms. the folks say it's working. our chief education correspondent rahema ellis has our report. >> reporter: it is a big open space with hundreds of cubicles. fingers racing over keyboards but this is no office. >> this is my 7th grade language arts class. >> reporter: this is carpe diem, a public charter school in arizona that opened seven years ago for students 6 through 12. all 240 students spend two-thirds of the day completing coursework and listening to online lectures in addition to core lectures like math and science there is a wide range of electives. >> green means you're ahead in your courses. >> reporter: students can move ahead when a task is complete. >> for history if i'm good i can go faster. >> reporter: or spend extra time on challenging subjects. the experience isn't just about computer-based learning. students spend time in classrooms where they participate in group workshops and can have one on one time with teac
MSNBC
Sep 23, 2012 7:00am PDT
, education experts, a civil rights icon and a room full of students. this is education nation nerdland-style. [ applause ] [ applause ] hello. i am melissa harris-perry. welcome to a special education nation. edition of mhp i am thrilled ha this year for the first time we are including a student town hall. on today's program we will be focused on what matters most to students, the challenges they they face and their own ideas for solutions. this stunning room we're in is the bar toes forum in the new york public library. an historic building in midtown manhattan. the library has been open to the public for 101 years. dedicated by president william howard taft in 1911. this incredible facility with 88 miles of shelf space took 16 years to design and construct. here in the forum, we are two floors below the world famous rose main reading room with its 42 oak tables and space for 624 readers. in the hall with me are hundreds of students ranging in age from about 13 to 25. they are here from all over the country. for the next two hours, we will hear from many of them. to help with that tas
NBC
Sep 24, 2012 12:00pm EDT
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CBS
Sep 6, 2012 7:00pm PDT
. he'll mention five things, goals in manufacturing, energy, education, national security, and the deficit. but mitt romney offered five goals, too. er the question will be whether either side is really being specific or just being specific in naming kind of lofty goals but not telling us exactly how they're going to get there. >> pelley: the convention is being entertained now by a film which features former president clinton. and norah o'donnell has been learning some things from her sources about how the campaign intends to use president clinton going forward. norah. >> reporter: that's right, and advisers say that they thought that speech by bill clinton was vintage bill clinton, so strong, they were so pleased by it, that they've now secured an agreement to get president bill clinton to hit the road on behalf of the president obama, sending him specifically to some battleground states, including ohio and florida, in the coming weeks, and they hope that he'll bring that same message that he delivered here on the stage out on the battleground. one other interesting thing is the
FOX
Sep 24, 2012 6:00pm EDT
helped put it up today. >>> nbc's third annual education nation summit is under way in new york city now. it's a discussion on how to solve some of the biggest problems in our classrooms. today nbc's andrea mitchell talked with former secretary of state condoleezza rice, who said both her parents were educators and that she is concerned about the disparity in education for poor minorities. >> we can't leave kids in failing neighborhood schools. if they have to go to a charter school, get a voucher and go to a private school, then we've got to get it done, because we cannot afford to leave children behind. it goes to the core of who we are as americans. >> rice is now a professor at stanford university. she said even some of america's best schools lag behind schools in other industrialized nations. education nation wraps up tomorrow. president obama and republican presidential republican nominee mitt romney share the views. >>> nbc 4 and our parent company comcast stopped at cramer middle school in southeast d.c. together, we handed out 300 backpacks today as part of our backpacks for
MSNBC
Sep 25, 2012 2:00pm EDT
romney, education nation. it's a swirl of media coverage for these two men today. >> and, tamron, we still have six weeks to go as far as the scli f pdeba anmittomne you ow, pt of it today had to do with the scheduling. you had the u.n. general assembly, the speech, the events, nbc's education nation. but you are right. every time you're loong ahe entoerrent obama giving a eem, then mitt romney, then president obama, and then mitt romney, we're going to continue to see that. now it moves to new york city to where the eves were to battleground states all over the ma >> it's interesting. ze otll especially when yore looking at issues of, for example, foreign policy? >> i think they do. especially when someone like me is supposed to keep tabs,ut they do. it is worth notin a lot of thgsydto esidt oba's eech bore the u.n. and mitt romney's remarks on education, a lot of this stuff is things they actually said before but it takes greater importance given how close we are to the election, the first debate on october 3rd. but we're in atage where they're sayg so myifnt things b evethin matte
NBC
Sep 23, 2012 6:00am PDT
. >>> then education nation kicked off and we're going to take a different look and a different approach to education, one that might actually work for your children depending on where you live. when it comes to student achievement, cincinnati, ohio, is taking community involvement to a whole new level to help kids succeed. it means tutors, it means mentors, it means on site health care, whatever it takes to have students focus on their academic performance. it's an ingenious concept, they're trying to help it out and seeing if it hits and sticks. >>> andrew mccarthy is here. you remember him from the 1980's associated with the brat pack, "pretty in pink." he's an accomplished travel writer and is out with a na memoir about his life and his career writing about his trips all around the world. >> what do you think the chances are i'm going to reask him to prom when we sit down? >> i say 110%. >>> another guy i might ask to prom is nick amaro from "law & order: svu." danny pino is here to talk about this week's season premier. the 14th season already. this is his second season. he
KRON
Sep 6, 2012 11:00pm PDT
manufacturing, education, national security, and the deficit. real, achievable plans that will lead to new jobs, more opportunity, and rebuild this economy on a stronger foundation. [ cheering and applause ] >> america, i never said this journey would be easy, and i won't promise that now. yes, our path is harder! but it leads to a better place. yes, our road is longer! but we travel it together. we don't turn back! we leave no one behind! we draw strength from our victories and learn from our mistakes, but we keep our eyes fixed on that horizon knows that providence is with us and we are surely blessed to be citizens of the greatest nation on earth! thank you! god bless you! god bless these united states ! [ cheering and applause ] >> president took a shot at what he believes is his opponent's inexperience as foreign policy. >> my opponent and his running mate are -- new to foreign policy. [ cheering and applause ] >> but from all that we've seen and heard, they want to take us back to an era of blustering and blundering that cost america so dearly. you don't call russia our no. 1
WHUT
Sep 2, 2012 10:00am EDT
is america" is made possible by -- the national education association, the nation's largest advocate for children and public education. poongsan corporation, forging a higher global standard. the ctc foundation, afo communications, and the rotondaro family trust. later, i will talk with kazakhstan's foreign minister. right now, a visit with the u.s. ambassador to kazakhstan, kenneth fairfax. >> what should americans know about kazakhstan? >> i think the short answer is a lot more than they currently do. >> thank you. >> it is the ninth largest country on earth. it is a country that has a rather extraordinary relations with the united states, and yet most people really know either nothing or worse than nothing -- what they have seen in a movie, which is the opposite of reality, of course. there is a lot to learn. >> what are the mutual interests of the two countries, the united states and kazakhstan? >> we have many. you can look at it as an edgy, food security. lots of overlapping interests. but what would come to most people first is non- proliferation and world security. kazakhstan
FOX
Sep 25, 2012 7:00am EDT
deliver an address to the united nations general assembly. governor romney will drop by nbc's education nation summit. chuck todd is nbc's political director, chief white house correspondent. you come with your telestrator today. >> i do, i do. >> let's talk about the state of the union in terms of the battleground map. we know 270 is the magic number. >> right. >> where do things stand? >> right now we have the president at 243 here, and what that means is we've got states adding up 243 electoral votes. it 70, of course, is the magic number. what we've recently moved was the state of iowa, and that put him at 243. what's interesting here, savannah. he now needs only a couple of states, a couple of the big states, big three that i talk about all the time, ohio, florida, virginia, just a couple of ways and he gets over the finish line. >> we talk about ohio. it's usually a bellwether, a couple of scenarios to run through here. i think this one shows if president obama takes ohio. >> we do. let me show you what happens when we give him ohio, watch the number change, and watch how close he
MSNBC
Sep 29, 2012 5:30am EDT
second on a special education nation of "your business." >> hi, there, everyone. i'm j.j. ramberg. welcome to "your business." the show dedicated to giving you tips and advice thoeping your small business grow. it is education nation week. we wanted to do our part by looking at the opportunities available to current and future entrepreneurs. our past stories have taken us around the country to detroit and portland, oregon. this year, we didn't have to go any further than boston. there, we found a really unique program, a venture aksel lccele that's run by college students. they have the right idea educating entrepreneurs and getting them funding to grow their companies. 22 small business owners. >> our product will be the first organic, low-calorie ready to drink cocktail on the market. >> each one making a pitch for funding. and the most amazing thing. >> we have done a real lot with a real little. >> some of these pictures aren't even out of college yet. >> the marketing is essential. >> this pitchathon is part of a unique program called idea, a business accelerator that is deve
NBC
Sep 24, 2012 9:00am EDT
about, what, six blocks from us here at the new york public library kicking off education nation. savannah? there she is. >> good morning. how important reading can be, fun for kids, of course, but also can help them achieve a level playing room inside the classroom and later in life. here with me inside new york's public library some wonderful kids who are going to read a really great book this morning but also ashanty, the award-winning singer, the ambassador of read for the record which is a national campaign to celebrate literacy by breaking the world record for reading the same book on the same day. ashanty, good morning to you. >> good morning. >> tell me how you got involved with jump start, the organization that sponsors read for the record. >> it's a phenomenal program. i'm infatated with kids, love kids, and to give them the opportunity to read first and to find one in winning and succeed in school and being successful, it's like i want to be a part of that so it was a wonderful idea. >> the idea for read for the record for those who haven't heard is everybody on october 4th read
MSNBC
Sep 26, 2012 10:00am PDT
and loos like a president as he did in his interview with brine williams on education nation yesterday. he will have a good debate performance. two, he needs an -- some form of implosion or serious mistake by the obama campaign or some international event that doesn't rally people around the president but focuses people on a perceived weakness. i don't think either of those are likely to happen. in terms of a mistake by the obama campaign, they've always been fairly safe and cautious. if this were a sporting event, i would say they're running out the clock right now. >> running out the clock and, in fact, perhaps too cautious. you've got hillary clinton going to, perhaps, a dozen meetings with foreign leaders and president obama already out of here in ohio, not meeting with any of the foreign leaders, do you think that they are playing it too safe by not meeting with president morsi, not meeting with netanyahu, avoided any pitfalls here in new york? >> well, maybe, but i heard bill clinton answer that question. he as always dispenses wisdom. the problem with meeting let's say netanyahu
WHUT
Sep 30, 2012 6:00pm EDT
you. >> "this is america" is made possible by the national education association, the nation's largest advocate for children and public education. poongsan corporation, forging a higher global standard. the ctc foundation. afo communications. and the rotandaro family trust. >> having heard so much about finland's successes in public education, i had a chance to sit and talk with tapio kosunen from the ministry of education in finland. why is education and finland -- wise education in finland so successful? what is the real answer? >> it is very much appreciated. >> appreciated? by the general public? >> by the general public and as a means to have a decent life. >> so, you are not so much concerned, i gather if i am hearing you correctly, not so much with scores and statistics, but more as a total human being? >> yes. that is the point. we do not use any standardized tests. >> would you say that again out loud? >> we do not use any standardized tests in finland. actually, we have won a standardized test. which is the examination after secondary school. >> towards the end of the
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